Posts by David Turnbull

4 ways to improve the effectiveness of your team’s communication

By - 12 Mar 2019

Effective communication is an essential part of a team’s overall performance and success. Many difficult business issues can be weathered by teams that are communicating, while teams that struggle will find that even minor issues quickly increase in magnitude. Thankfully communication is a learned skill so if you’re not happy with your team’s current levelRead more …

Customer spotlight: How Fifty Eight are tackling the challenges of modern slavery

By - 14 Feb 2019

Fifty Eight are a company with a serious mission. Since launching in September 2014 they have been partnering with organizations including the University of Liverpool and the Ethical Trading Initiative to provide training, consulting, and the development of practical solutions in an effort to address the challenges of modern slavery and improve working conditions in globalRead more …

Split bookings arrive in the Schedule beta

By - 11 Feb 2019

The Schedule beta is already blisteringly fast compared to the old Schedule, and we’re taking this even further with today’s release of split bookings. Splitting a multi-day booking is now a simple two-click process. Hover over the date where you’d like to split the booking and dotted lines will appear. Click on the dotted linesRead more …

How to create a project plan from beginning to end

By - 18 Dec 2018

Imagine the ideal meeting: everyone has arrived on time brimming with ideas, the discussion is lively and there are no disagreements; an idea is decided on quickly and there’s time left to spare. Even if meetings like this were a reality, what follows is usually the trickiest bit – creating a project plan. A positiveRead more …

4 effective ways to stop procrastinating

By - 13 Nov 2018

Isn’t it amazing that we will happily pour our creative energy into inventive excuses to not complete a task? Suddenly, a million little things simply must take priority; a desk needs clearing out or it is finally time to cancel all those unused memberships – anything but the task at hand. If all of thisRead more …

Importing people into Resource Guru using Zapier

By - 08 Nov 2018

You can now use our Zapier integration to import a list of people into your Resource Guru account. Read the step-by-step guide below to find out how. Before you get started: It is not currently possible to send custom fields data for your resources when import using the template. Zapier wasn’t designed for large dataRead more …

Schedule beta evolves with drag and drop

By - 10 Oct 2018

It’s been great to hear such positive feedback about the new Schedule Beta and its huge performance gains. Now you can enjoy the same drag and drop functionality you have in the existing Schedule, only better. It’s actually been live for a couple of weeks but we’ve been polishing up some of the rough edgesRead more …

Team Guru Summit 2018 – Resource Guru heads to Budapest

By - 24 Sep 2018

The entire Resource Guru team recently got together for our annual team summit, hosted this year in Hungary’s beautiful capital city Budapest. As a fully remote team with colleagues in the UK, Spain, Sweden and South Africa, our daily communications tend to be shared across Slack and Google Hangouts video calls. We’re big believers inRead more …